Definition of Test drive

1. Noun. Test of the roadworthiness of a vehicle one is considering buying.

Generic synonyms: Road Test



2. Verb. Test a vehicle by driving it. "I want to test drive the new Porsche"
Category relationships: Driving
Generic synonyms: Drive
Derivative terms: Test Driver

Definition of Test drive

1. Noun. A sample use of a motor vehicle done in order to assess its quality before purchase. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Any preliminary assessment of something through use. ¹

3. Verb. To take a motor vehicle on the road to assess its quality before purchase. ¹

4. Verb. (figuratively) To make a preliminary assessment of something through its use. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Test Drive

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test-paper
test-retest method
test-retest reliability
test-tube baby
test anxiety scale
test ban
test bed
test bench
test card
test cards
test case
test cases
test copy
test cross
test drive (current term)
test driven
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test entry
test equipment
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test handle instrument
test harness
test harnesses
test injection
test instrument vehicle

Literary usage of Test drive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Defend Your Data!: Guide to Data Recovery by David J. Stang (1991)
"If you were testing your floppy drive with test drive, and obtained results like ... We will take a look at the other tests which test drive can perform, ..."

2. Consumers Resource Handbook 1994 by Polly Baca (1993)
"Read consumer magazines and test drive several models before you make a final choice ... Inspect and test drive the vehicle you plan to buy, but do not take ..."

3. 1997 Consumer's Resource Handbook by Leslie L Byrne (1997)
"Read consumer magazines and test drive several models before you make a final choice ... Inspect and test drive the vehicle you plan to buy, but do not take ..."

4. Consumer's Resource Handbook, 1996 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Read consumer magazines and test drive several models before you make a final choice ... Inspect and test drive the vehicle you plan to buy, but do not take ..."

5. Consumer Action Handbook: 2001 edited by Barry Leonard, Ann Brown (2000)
"test drive several models before you make a final choice. Find out the dealer's invoice price for ... Inspect and test drive the vehicle you plan to buy. ..."

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